Cancer-related fatigue: a practical review.

  title={Cancer-related fatigue: a practical review.},
  author={Maira Paschoin de Oliveira Campos and Benjamin Joseph Hassan and Rachel Sim{\~o}es Pimenta Riechelmann and Auro del Giglio},
  journal={Annals of oncology : official journal of the European Society for Medical Oncology},
  volume={22 6},
Fatigue is an exceedingly common often treatable problem in cancer patients that profoundly affects all aspects of quality of life. Prevalence estimates have ranged from 50% to 90% of cancer patients overall. After addressing reversible or treatable contributing factors, such as hypothyroidism, anemia, sleep disturbance, pain, emotional distress, climacterium, medication adverse events, metabolic disturbances, or organ dysfunction such as heart failure, myopathy, and pulmonary fibrosis… CONTINUE READING
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